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poʻola nui
Bidens cosmoides
Bidens cosmoides
poʻola nui Aster Family
Bidens cosmoides Asteraceae
common names
  poʻola nui
   cosmosflower beggarticks
accepted scientific name
  Bidens cosmoides (A. Gray) Sherff
rules for finding collection records
  Bidens cosmoides (86)
family name
  • Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2009 David Eickhoff
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 2 to 3 inches
Number of ray petals: 7 to 19
Leaf: Opposite, Compound
Plant Observed All Year
Endemic to Kaua`i.

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (81%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Bidens cosmoides   (A. Gray) Sherff   (TSN: 35743, Index: 1033)

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Common Names

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Family Names